Early Learning and Childcare Program Coordinator 121619

Metis Nation of Ontario - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Internal/External Posting
Location: Toronto or Ottawa
Indeterminate, Full-time position
Closes: December 16, 2019 4:30 PM

The Metis Nation of Ontario Education and Training Branch is seeking an Early Learning and Childcare Program Coordinator our Toronto or Ottawa Ontario Offices. The prime objective of the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Program Coordinator is to assist the Manager of Early Learning and Child Care while performing the job duties outlined below:

Coordinating client services and program delivery
Facilitate, coordinate stakeholder engagement
Provide overall operational/administrative assistance to the project
Coordinate project initiatives
Collaboratively work with MNO staff, MNO leadership, MNO Citizens, potential industry and government partners, and MNO contractors as required.

The Education and Training Early Learning and Child Care Program Coordinator(s) reports to the Manager of Early Learning and Child Care, and is responsive to the Director of Education and Training. In carrying out the following duties, it is expected that the ELCC Operations Coordinator will:

Fully understand the significance and fundamental importance of the Métis Nation of Ontario Statement of Prime Purpose (SPP) to all MNO’s work, and to the requirements of the position specifically
Adhere to MNO Policies and Procedures and MNO’s Financial Policies and Procedures at all times
Uphold MNO’s Standards of Professional Conduct at all times.
Adhere to Privacy Laws and respect confidential information at all times.
Be cognizant of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workers' Safety and Insurance Board, and other relevant legislation.
Work in collaboration within the branch, other MNO branches, MNO leadership, MNO citizens, stakeholders, contractors and vendors as required
Attend the Annual General Assembly

Be cognizant of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workers' Safety and Insurance Board, and other relevant legislation.

Have an understanding of Early Childhood Education, child care licensing, ministry documents and policy involving Early Childhood Education and Child Care.

The incumbent is responsible for the following duties, as well as other duties as may be assigned:

Effectively oversee the day-to-day assigned project activities
Assist clients with Early Learning programs and services, including case file management
Complete assigned project tasks, monitor project progress and ensure milestones and deadlines are adhered to
Assist with new proposal and project development, implementation, coordination and evaluation
Foster team work and co-operation with
Collaboratively work with MNO staff, potential industry and government partners, and MNO contractors on project initiatives
Communicate and collaborate with Métis Citizens, MNO staff, and contractors in the delivery of services and supports
Assist in the coordination of the processing of financial administrative and operational procedures (i.e. purchase orders, expense claims, bill back submissions and purchase card reconciliation) to support project and service delivery
Assist with preparing project reports and submissions to funders as required
Travel to communities to give presentations or attend meetings and events. This may require overnight stays in the community and a varied work schedule
Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops and in communities when directed
Plan and coordinate logistics for meetings, training, and events (location, travel arrangements, etc.) related to the program delivery
Prepare briefing notes on meetings and events attended
Participate in presentations about the various projects and the MNO to key stakeholders as required
Gather project statistics as directed, establish and maintain spreadsheets, analyze data and make recommendations
Provide input and oversight to the development of work plans and projects
Conduct outreach and build relationships with stakeholders as required
Engage, develop and maintain strong relationships with partners
Promote Métis culture
Assist with the development of outreach and marketing material for program delivery
Maintain an effective, confidential and accountable filing system
Some travel throughout the province and extended hours of work may be required

Fulfill all other responsibilities as determined by Manager of Early Learning and Childcare

Required Formal Education and Training

Post-Secondary education and/or 3 to 5 years’ experience working in an office environment or in an administrative role within an Early Childhood Program minimum of two years’ experience in event coordination, budgeting, program delivery and reporting, preferably in a non-profit setting
Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic/experience requirements
Registered Early Childhood Educator designation from the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators would be an asset

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Well-developed administrative, analytical and organizational skills
Knowledge of program administration, budgeting/financial management, program planning, and coordinating
Experience in Early Childhood Education, child care licensing, ministry documents and policy involving Early Childhood Education would be an asset
Demonstrated results-oriented skills and practices
Demonstrated ability to work with a high level of tact and discretion
English (Bilingualism English/French is an asset but not mandatory)
Strong knowledge and application of keyboarding, Microsoft Office suite, various databases
Experience with standard office equipment
Demonstrated ability to identify problems and situations and take appropriate action
Work effectively both independently as well as in a team environment
Ability to travel, at times in a rental vehicle, may be required
Available to travel for extended periods of time at locations other than local workplace
Ability to work flexible hours when required

The Métis Nation of Ontario welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference may be given to qualified Métis candidates.